Monthly Archives: February 2015

The great feast: eleventh day

This is an image of part of the cross that stands in the grounds of Queen’s College, Birmingham. The College trains people for Methodist and Anglican ministry, amongst many other things. I trained there from 1999-2001. I have an ambivalent … Continue reading

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The great feast: tenth day

The Archdeacon of Bangor when reflecting on ministry offered the following thought: most of us are caught between grace and guilt. That set me thinking. I, being me, wanted to reject the notion completely. Upon consideration, he is right. It … Continue reading

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The great feast: ninth day

I am away as a I write at a gathering of Ministry Area Leaders from Bangor Diocese. If you do not know what a Ministry Area is then I commmend to you the Church in Wales Review. The formation of … Continue reading

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The great feast: eighth day

Today, St Cybi’s, Holyhead played host to children from Ysgol Parchedig Thomas Ellis, Ysgol Llaingoch and Ysgol y Parc as we marked the beginning of Lent. I realise for the purists we are a week late. That is because of … Continue reading

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The great feast: seventh day

I wonder how your Lent is going so far? I hope that you are being gentle with yourself. I think that is absolutely key to keeping a good and holy Lent. In the past, I have set myself lots of … Continue reading

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The great feast: sixth day

Yesterday evening, I went with my family to a dinner party to ‘celebrate’ my first year in Bro Cybi. The food was fantastic and the conversation rich. The topics of UKIP, immigration, europe, and same sex marriage were covered. I … Continue reading

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The great feast: fifth day

Some people do not start a journey, because they do not know where it will end. I am afraid these are not the thoughts of a profound thinker, but my own as I watched the sunrise with my faithful hounds … Continue reading

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